AREVA Animal Intensive Care Unit

The animal intensive care unit is made of a fully self-enclosed space with dedicated HEPA filtration. It is equipped with state-of-the-art ICU patient care equipment to provide round-the-clock care to human standards of care. The Animal ICU is currently built to conduct two large animal experiments simultaneously, with plans for future expansion to 4 beds, including BSL 2 capability.

ICU Equipment

Extracorporeal Life Support Devices
CardioHELP, Maquet/Getinge, Rastatt, Germany
Novalung, Xenios/Fresenius, Heilbronn, Germany
Hemolung, A Lung Technologies, Pittsburgh, PA

Draeger V500, Draeger Medical, Lübeck, Germany
G5, Hamilton Medical, Reno, NV
Zoll 731+EMV, Zoll Medical, Chelmsford, MA

Critical Care Monitors
Draeger M540, Draeger Medical, Lübeck, Germany
Aesculon, Cardiotronic Medical, La Jolla, CA
ICON, Cardiotronic Medical, La Jolla, CA
Propaq MD, Zoll Medical, Chelmsford, MA
Vigilance II, Edwards Life Sciences, Irvine CA

Infusion Pumps
Medsystem III, Carefusion, San Diego, CA
Plum A+, Hospira, Lake Forest IL

Combined ICU Equipment
Moves SLC, Thornhill Medicall, Toronto ON, Canada

M-Turbo, Fujifilm Sonosite, Bothell, WA
EDGE II, Fujifilm Sonosite, Bothell, WA

326M, Zoll Medical, Chelmsford, MA

Temperature Management
Hemotherm CE, Cincinnati Sub Zero, Cincinnati, OH

BF-190, Olympus Medical, Center Valley, PA

Point-of-Care Testing
GEM Premier 4000, Instrumentation Laboratories, Bedford, MA
Hemochron Jr., Accriva Diagnostics, San Diego, CA

Lab Equipment

  • Additional laboratory/assay equipment includes:
  • STA Compact Max Coagulation Analyzer, Diagnostica Stago Inc, Parsnippany, NJ
  • ADVIA 2100 Hematology Analyzer with five-part differential and veterinary software, Siemens, Munich, Germany
  • CHRONO-LOG Model 700 platelet aggregometer, Chrono-log Corporation; Havertown, PA
  • TEG6S, Haemonetics, Braintree MA
  • TEG 5000, Haemonetics, Braintree MA
  • CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer (V-B-R Series), Beckman Coulter; Brea, CA
  • Centra MP4R Centrifuge, Thermo Scientific; Waltham, MA
  • Spectramax i3x Microplate Reader, Molecular Devices, Sunnyvale CA
  • Masterflex EW-07528-10 peristaltic pump, Masterflex, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Masterflex EW-77200-50 pump head, Masterflex, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • BX61 Automated Fluorescent Microscope, Olympus Corporation, Tokyo, Japan